Running down the Polica-led lineup of this year's festival
The secluded Pachyderm Recording Studio in Cannon Falls has seen some of the most celebrated groups of the past 30 years roll into town and bash out some of the best records of the modern rock era. As the studio enters a new era with Duluth's Trampled by Turtles recording their latest album there wi ... More >>
Locally Laid, a farm specializing in pasture-raised, free-range eggs from Wrenshall, MN is within pecking distance of winning the chance to advertise on one of the most expensive TV spots: the Superbowl. See also: Top 5 local stout beers
After the Decemberists delighted Minnesota music fans with an enthralling sold-out show at the State Theatre in support of The King Is Dead in 2011, as well as two area Hazards of Love shows in quick succession in '09, it has become quite clear that Colin Meloy and his cohorts have developed a fondn ... More >>
Four rap institutions are linking up for the Kings of the Mic tour later this year. Though LL Cool J, Public Enemy, Ice Cube, and De La Soul have wildly different pedigrees and styles (and levels of movie stardom), this is a lineup that just keeps giving. When one ponders the sheer number of hits th ... More >>
Minneapolis by-way-of New Orleans chamber folk outfit Dark Dark Dark have just announced the track listing and release date of their forthcoming new record, Who Needs Who. Their third full-length will be released on October 2, and the band has announced a large U.S. tour to celebrate their bold, str ... More >>
Should we still call it "artisan"?
Pop heartthrob Bobby Vee has announced via his personal blog that he has been diagnosed with the early stages of Alzheimer's Disease. The 69-year-old, born Robert Thomas Velline, has known about his condition for about a year, but just recently made the news public."As my buddy Fabian says, getting ... More >>
For its latest listicle, "Where the Hot Babes Are," Men's Health Magazine asked all the single ladies in the U.S. to put their hands up, and counted the 10th most in fair St. Paul. According to their calculations, the Saintly City beat Minneapolis by a long shot for the number of well-educated, ... More >>
Council Bluffs Police DepartmentGiving new meaning to the phrase, "lost dog."A mysterious hot dog man showed up in downtown Council Bluffs, Iowa, giving new meaning to the phrase "lost dog." The Daily Nonpareil newspaper reports that one morning earlier this month, the local police departme ... More >>
mattlawsFind work here.All you people without a job, take note: Forbes magazine has named Minneapolis the best city in the country for finding a job. We can hear you sharpening pencils for those job application forms right now.
What Would Comprehensive Immigration Reform Look Like If the Feds Got Off Their Duffs?
Minneapolis: Not a Brainiest Metro.We've got our big, fancy universities and our hi-tech marquee names here in the Twin Cities, but it's not enough, people. Our neighbors in Rochester, Madison, Ames and Iowa City all made it onto something called the Top 20 Brainiest Metros list. We did no ... More >>
Wear your nice shoes to this show. They're going to get a lot of attention.
Want to know all you need to know about how adjustable rate mortgages have devastated the housing market? Read the first few paragraphs of this article.
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Even Larry Flynt looked cuddly at Durham's doc fest
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Doc-maker Barbara Kopple goes to war for 'Bearing Witness'
Even America's greatest living filmmaker doesn't think celluloid has a future
A Coalition memo reveals that even true believers see the seeds of civil war in the occupation of Iraq
Metallica talk about their feelings